Universidad de La Habana

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world rank  1943

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University Overview

Founded in 1728, Universidad de La Habana (University of Havana) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Havana (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Ciudad de la Habana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Superior, Cuba (Ministry of Higher Education, Cuba), Universidad de La Habana (UH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de La Habana (UH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 291 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Havana
Acronym UH
Founded 1728
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address San Lázaro esq. L. Vedado / Plaza Revolución
Havana (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
10400 Ciudad de la Habana
Cuba
T +53 (7) 878 3231
F +53 (7) 335 774

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office San Lázaro esq. L. Vedado / Plaza Revolución
Havana 10400
+53 (7) 870-4667
(7) 879 1280

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de La Habana's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerio de Educación Superior, Cuba


Year of first Accreditation

1976


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
  • Consejo de Evaluación y Acreditación Internacional (CEAI)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Unión de Universidades de América Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019